Peak Gold South Africa Mines Could Be Out of Gold in 39
Jan 17 2018 More than 40 of all the gold mined in human history came from the Witwatersrand Basin. But annual gold output in South Africa has plummetted. In 1970 South African mines produced 1000 tons of gold. Since then production has steadily dropped. The country only produced 167.1 tons in 2016. That represents an 83 drop from the 1970 peak.